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Fire Inspectors and Investigators Salary in Sector of Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

The salary statistics of fire inspectors and investigators in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare fire inspectors and investigators salaries in different industries within the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Fire Inspectors and Investigators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,820
25th Percentile Wage
$37,840
50th Percentile Wage
$47,210
75th Percentile Wage
$66,790
90th Percentile Wage
$90,120

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for fire inspectors and investigators in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) fire inspectors and investigators is $90,120. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $47,210. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid fire inspectors and investigators is $30,820.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of fire inspectors and investigators in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$47,210
-19.68% -5.89%
2016
$56,500
0.62% -
2015
$56,150
5.65% -
2014
$52,980
10.02% -
2013
$47,670
-4.87% -
2012
$49,990
- -

Compare Fire Inspectors and Investigators Salary in Different Industries within the Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Sector

The average salaries of fire inspectors and investigators in five industries in the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for fire inspectors and investigators occupations is the investigation, guard, and armored car services industry with an annual salary $61,170. The lowest paying industry is the other support services industry (annual salary $41,930). For detailed fire inspectors and investigators salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Investigation, Guard, and Armored Car Services
$61,170
Investigation and Security Services
$51,040
Security Systems Services
$47,760
Administrative and Support Services
$47,150
Other Support Services
$41,930

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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